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federal law defines marriage as between a man and a woman and allows the government to deny federal assistance such at social security survivor benefits to same sex couples even if they're legally married. several lower courts have struck down the law as a violation of the constitution's equal protection clause but thomas peters of the national organization for marriage says there's no right to same sex marriage in the institution. >> the federal government and our elected officials through congress have a responsibility and right to protect marriage as a union of one man and one woman. we hope the supreme court will follow the precedent and respect the wishes of the representatives of the officials in congress. >> they did not say which of the ten same sex marriage cases on its docket it plans to take up. that news could come as early osmond. but whichever cases it chooses legal experts say this supreme court term is likely to have a profound influence on the future of same sex marriage. chip reed, cbs news the supreme court. >> a federal judge is considering whether to block calif
believes he is a victim of government conspiracy. >> the story has to get out. i have documentation that proves the intense corruption at all levels of the belizian government. now that i am safe, i can speak freely. >> he was arrested for entering guatemala illegally. he is facing deportation back to beliz. >>> oakland police have fended off the feds for now. the city cut a last-minute deal with civil rights authorities to avoid a full-scale takeover of the department. a person would be appointed by a judge and paid by the city. both sides can claim a partial victory. >> reporter: the plaintiffs will now have someone within the department answerable to the court to make sure that changes are made. if they aren't made, they can go to the court and ask for changes in the police chief and the command staff. the city gets to hold onto its popular police chief and another shot at making things good with the plaintiffs. what they avoid is a complete federal takeover, an embarrassment for the city and could also lead to a judge telling them they don't have enough cops and order them to hi
that they are corrupt. >> do you really believe that the government, that this is a vendetta by the government? to take you down and kill you? >> absolutely so. >> did you kill greg fall? >> i barely knew the man. why would i kill him? he was a neighbor that lived 200 yards down the beach. >> reporter: a crew from vice magazine has been following him for the past four days. but they recently pulled out after he apologized for manipulating the gps data from this cell phone photo. today, vice magazine posted on their blog, "we don't know what the blank is going on." >> are you a smart man? i know you're an intelligent man. >> if i were smart, why would i be here? >> omg. the text message turned 20 today. on december 3, 1992, an engineer working in the u.k. sent the first sms. it read merry christmas. and since then texting has been all the rage. in 2010 the international telecommunications union reported 200,000 text messages were sent every minute. >> don't do it while you're driving. >> the airline is giving themselves an early gift for the holidays and it's coming out of your pockets. airfares for the
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